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FALSE: LizQuen movie ‘Alone/Together’ grossed $350-million

What is an entertainment news article when a Philppine peso (₱) sign is interchanged with the US dollar ($) sign? It is laden with FAKE NEWS. Take for instance the update on earnings by local movie “Alone/Together” published by Manila broadsheet Philippine Star. The article “What’s next for Liza Soberano?” […]

Watch Teaser If We Erase Traditional Politics We Win

This Philippine province of almost two million people, or 1.9 (1,952,544) million warm bodies according to the official census count of 2015 is the biggest in the Bicol region in terms of population and land area. While it is rich in natural resources and beautiful scenic places, majority of its […]

Happy Holidays Happy New Year from us to you all!!

Happy Holidays, Happy New Year, to all our readers, the few followers and friends of this site and our social media pages. Advisory: After April 21, 2018, we stopped posting links on two of our OLD facebook pages. The first one is thebulletintoday (dot) com page. This originally links to […]

Camalig town in Bicol wants to build an international convention center

Imagine this. A handsome building rising on Quituinan Hill fronting the majestic Mount Mayon would be a sight to behold. That prospect emboldens the municipal council committee on infrastructure of Camalig in Albay coming forward with the plan. They proposed to build a P3.5 billion Bicol International Convention Center located […]

Albay’s white elephant Pantao is regional port to nowhere?

Budget insertions for appropriations on the 2019 proposed national budget made top news these past days. Members of the house of representatives and the Budget Department are pointing fingers who did the possible insertion which bloated the proposed national budget. Budget insertions when intended for infrastructure projects of congressional districts […]

Napgate: President Duterte is neither Sleeping Beauty nor Snow White

Why President Duterte is neither Snow White nor Sleeping Beauty? But of course, there could never be another Snow White nor Sleeping Beauty except the originals from the rich imagery of Disney. In the case of the Philippine president, it is funny how local media made full take, nay a […]

Will US troopers use force VS. caravan of Central American migrants?

We are like waiting for something expected could happen as the ‘illegal’ migrants from Central America, but mostly Hondurans, mass and knock at the border between Mexico and US. This tense expectation is fueled with the alleged leak of information that the White House has reportedly issued a memo authorizing […]

Pooled Editorial: Speak Truth to Power, Keep Power in Check

RODRIGO R. Duterte’s presidency has altered and controlled the public discourse so radically in its favor in ways rude and bold. One tragic result: it has restricted and narrowed the celebrated freedom of the Philippine press and the people’s cherished right to know. Pooled Editorial: Speak Truth to Power, Keep […]

Watch Pep talk, Dear small YouTube creators like Us

This is like a pep talk for me (or, us) and anyone who might feel the same or in the same situation (instance). “Dear small Youtube creators, like Us! This is to assure myself and anyone of similar situation that we belong to a strong unorganized club that can weild […]

Watch The Moment Mocha Uson Locates Mayon is so Hilarious

Watch The Moment Mocha Uson Locates Mayon is so Hilarious!! Amidst the rumblings and heigthened seismic activity of Mayon, loose tongue Vlogger and Malacanang’s Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Margaux Uson, known in the rounds of Duterte supporters as Mocha Uson showed her ignorance on Philippine geography. In the course of […]

Award for Mocha came from alumni group, not from UST

The University of Santo Tomas distanced itself from the recognition given to Malacanang’s communication assistant secretary Mocha Uson by one of its alumni organization. The educational institution has to make a clarificatory statement the recognition given to Presidential Communications Operations Office Assistant Secretary Esther Margaux ‘Mocha’ Uson was given by […]

Watch busy foot traffic on mall hallway intersection

This is a short footage of foot traffic on a mall hallway intersection. This is a short footage of foot traffic on a mall hallway intersection. The scenes are in sharp contrast to malling in the west which is slowly dying, with the sharp switch to on-line shopping already. In […]

Senator Grace Poe and the missing foot padding solved?

What if government officials, whether elected or appointed, and their staff, would attempt to lie on petty, simple, minute and negligible details and things? Can we also deduce there is prevailing possibility that they could lie more than that? This is the essence of our video. On April 26, 2017 […]

We are launching NOAH, News One and Half Youtube channel unless

We are excited to drop here we are officially launching another, yet our second experimental channel on Youtube, News One And Half. It carries the same topic category on the website which we abbreviated with the acronym of NOAH. (Unless some technical difficulties are encountered, the project is on.- Ed.) […]

Despacito gets a version out of Duterte’s speeches, and it’s hilarious

Already, the two hour tedious speech of President Rodrigo Duterte during his second State of the Nation Address, was history. For one, his address was more of impromptu and unscripted, having deviated from the one running on the teleprompter. The chief executive dismissed the prepared speech as “walang kwenta” or […]

Poe OKs filing of charges against former President Benigno Aquino III

Poe OKs recommendation of filing of charges against former President Benigno Aquino III. Yes , you read it right. Senator Grace Poe welcomes the decision of the Ombudsman in recommending the filinng of charges against former President Benigno Aquino III and other identified keyplayers of the Mamasapano massacre of SAF44. […]

Not a foot padding on Sen. Grace Poe’s rice paddy art photo?

A day after posting a short piece about Senator Grace Poe Visits PhilRice For Rice Paddy Art, we received a friendly note asking us to “correct” or ahem, remove the reference to a “foot padding” where the good senator stood for the photo shoot. We were made to understand to […]

DepEd Bicol says no major problem during first day of school

For lack of proper monitoring standard, an official of DepEd Bicol summarily said there were no major problems met on the first day of school in various provinces and cities of the region. Spokesperson Mayflor Jumamil said the education department had prepared for “Balik Eskwela” this school year with 973 […]

Senator Poe visits PhilRice for rice paddy art

No, Senator Grace Poe is not about to ride a green flying carpet. The lady solon has this photo op taken at the ‘rice paddy’ in Barangay Maligaya in the Science City of Munoz in Nueva Ecija province. Looking closely now, it would seem that foot padding is well placed […]

President Duterte douse cold water on claims of fake news site VS Robredo

What’s next when truth is twisted and served as fake news? On Monday, President Rodrigo Duterte doused cold water on the fake news article published maliciously by a dubious, fake news web site, obviously supportive of the administration but into overdrive attack against critics, particularly vice-President Leni Robredo.

Duterte wants you to know he got highest award from the Knights of Rizal

Duterte wants you to know he got highest award from the Knights of Rizal. On Thursday night, the Knights of Rizal conferred the highest honor it gives to an individual on President Rodrigo Duterte in a ceremony at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City. He was honored with the […]

Kabayan Party List Harry Roque under fire for sexist comment

Kabayan party list representative Harry Roque got swarmed with negative comments on social media sites Facebook and Twitter. In a press conference Wednesday, Kabayan party list Harry Roque wagged his tongue longer than it should. He uttered a sexist remark towards Senator Leila de Lima. Roque asked why the lady […]

Drug-related, Extra judicial killing ends December 31st 2016, and reboots on January 1st, 2017

Drug-related and extra judicial killing ends December 31st 2016, and reboots on January 1, 2017. Yes. In the Philippines, under the leadership of ‘Punisher’ POTP Rodrigo Duterte, all national police operations with relation to drug-related and extra judicial killing by “viglantes” will officially terminate on December 31st 2016. But “Double […]

It’s OK for President Duterte to protect police killers of Leyte mayor?

In President Rodrigo Duterte’s cabinet, we find the finest men and women in the public and government service.They are cut for the right job. They are ready and up and about to run to the rescue and defense of the chief executive. Include in the group Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre […]

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, 71 and sickly?

President Rodrigo Duterte was sick, not? It is worth telling here that while attending the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting last 19–20 November 2016 in Lima, Peru, President Rodrigo Duterte allegedly passed out.(or was it collapsed? That was just before the formal dinner and before the important most final commemorative photo […]

Joking around? President Duterte admits to spanking bottoms of lady cops

President Duterte admits to spanking bottoms of lady cops. Now it can be told that President Rodrigo Duterte has the penchant of spanking people. More specifically women. And the favorite part, their bottoms! This he admitted and revealed during the alumni homecoming of San Beda College of Law on Saturday, […]

Duterte cusses British reporter when asked on drug-related killings

A reporter from British television Channel 4 just had the foul taste of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s favorite cuss words during the press briefing early Thursday morning. During the question and answer portion of the media briefing in Davao City, Asia correspondent reporter for Channel 4 Jonathan Miller questioned Duterte […]

Internet activists react on the stealthy burial of Marcos at Libingan

This is how activists reacted on the internet and social media on the stealthy but successful burial of the remains of former President Ferdinand E. Marcos with full military honors last November 18, 2016 at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani. Though pictures and graphics were accompanied with lengthy words as […]

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Comelec raffles 185 party lists to determine order of listing in ballots

It would seem that the political parties do not represent or attempt to represent all Filipinos in all sectors in the lawmaking bodies of the republic. That is why there is the “party list” mechanism that came into being during the presidency of Fidel V. Ramos. On March 3, 1995, […]

PH looking at additional 1.3-MT rice imports

The Philippines has no bragging right about rice self sufficiency anytime now until some time next year. The government is looking to import an additional 300,000 metric tons (MT) of rice, bringing total rice shipments to 1.8 million MT during the first half of 2016, to ensure enough supply and […]

The Tiny Island off Cawayan Town has Similarities with Liouciou

In the midst of excitement and confusion attendant to the just concluded political exercise was the incident that happened in the vicinities below Batanes islands, but more specifically in the Balintang channel involving foreign fishermen and the Philippine coastguard personnel. We will not delve into the details and legalities of […]

Watch Teaser If We Erase Traditional Politics We Win

This Philippine province of almost two million people, or 1.9 (1,952,544) million warm bodies according to the official census count of 2015 is the biggest in the Bicol region in terms of population and land area. While it is rich in natural resources and beautiful scenic places, majority of its […]

DepEd Bicol says no major problem during first day of school

For lack of proper monitoring standard, an official of DepEd Bicol summarily said there were no major problems met on the first day of school in various provinces and cities of the region. Spokesperson Mayflor Jumamil said the education department had prepared for “Balik Eskwela” this school year with 973 […]

Duterte cusses British reporter when asked on drug-related killings

A reporter from British television Channel 4 just had the foul taste of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s favorite cuss words during the press briefing early Thursday morning. During the question and answer portion of the media briefing in Davao City, Asia correspondent reporter for Channel 4 Jonathan Miller questioned Duterte […]

Stop being part of the Facebook Hoax now!

Stop circulating the Facebook privacy hoax now! I can’t take it anymore. Too many people, educated and otherwise have fallen prey to the hoax circulating in the most popular social media site, the Facebook. Many friends and associates have taken to circulating and multiplying everything of the hoax, all of […]

Watch Replay: Senate Hearing on ‘Laglag Bala’ scam

Watch Replay: Senate Hearing on ‘Laglag Bala’ scam: The insensitivity and cluelessness of government officials, the hopeless, aggrieved state of Overseas Filipino Workers and NAIA visitors. For the general information of people following the tele-serye on ‘Laglag Bala’ or ‘Tanim Bala’ or ‘Drop Bullet’ scam hounding the visitors and passengers […]

DOTC finds no proof on ‘Laglag Bala’ scheme by syndicates?

“We have yet to get any fact that there are syndicates that operate this (scheme),” DOTC Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya said during a press conference at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3. The Department of Transportation and Communication on Wednesday said that there is no proof that the […]

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DSWD denies hauling of homeless families, points to Manila LGU

Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman said that the transfer of homeless families from Manila to the Boystown in Marikina City was solely an initiative of the local government of Manila. The DSWD statement was in reaction to allegations that Manila street dwellers were removed in time for the Asia-Pacific Economic […]

CamNorte inmates get livelihood assistance from government agencies

DAET, Camarines Norte — Recently, thirty inmates in the province of Camarines Norte get awarded a complete set of livelihood tools under the “Kita sa Likod ng Rehas” program. This gives them the opportunity to earn and feed their families even behind bars. For inmates, being inside prison is not […]

POTP defends Kris Aquino using the Malacanang-marked choppers

True being a brother, President of the Philippines (POTP) Benigno Aquino III on Thursday defended the use of presidential chopper by movie star and TV host sister Kris Aquino in the launching of a project in Negros Occidental last Tuesday. In a media interview in Lipa City, President Aquino explained […]

Bicol NIA whistleblowers post bail for libel charge

Bicol NIA whistleblowers post bail for libel charge LEGAZPI CITY, Feb. 17 -– Whistleblowers get no adulation and respect for telling the truth, they are charged for libel? Accused of libel for bringing to the attention of President Benigno S. Aquino III the alleged irregularities in the implementation of irrigation […]